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    Ethics in Health Care for the Future

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    It is now 2020, and your career as a professional in health care is highly successful. Using your imagination and the knowledge answer the following questions.

    How important is the application of ethics to your career success?
    How has your knowledge of ethics assisted you in your career?
    What ethical challenges do you face in your future?

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    Ethics in health care for the future.
    It is now 2020, and your career as a professional in health care is highly successful. Using your imagination and the knowledge answer the following questions. How important is the application of ethics to your career success? How has your knowledge of ethics assisted you in your
    career? What ethical challenges do you face in your future?

    The year 2020 in reality is not that far in the future. The guidelines that are applicable to
    the ethics of healthcare have been in place for a number of years and have remained a standard
    for many of the professions. The environment will be the biggest challenge of the future. This
    will include an ever changing need for heightened security features for health information.
    People will be held to the highest standards of their professional guidelines.
    In many cases, there are clear stated guidelines for many professions related to
    healthcare. The medical profession has the Hippocratic Oath. Nursing has the standards of the
    American Nurses Association for the practice of nurses. Each practice has its own set rules to
    abide by in the care of patients. Above all, most healthcare professionals live by the standard "to
    do no wrong". Is this always perfect? No it is not because we are humans and humans are not
    perfect and we make their own rules as long as it is legal. In most societies, we live by social
    norms. These govern our behavior and dictate our laws (Huber, 2013).
    The healthcare system does not have a set of legal guidelines that are different from those
    governed by the state and federal courts. Any infraction or situation that falls in this area would
    go directly into the legal system. The domain of clinical ethics is in the care of clients and
    patient. Most organizations have an ethics committee that either meets regularly or when the
    need arises. When a person states that "every person is responsible for his/her own actions", that
    can be true if a ...

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    The solution gives a discussion on the ethical challenges in healthcare that may be prevalent in the year 2020 and how an ethical approach to work helps your career. Attached as Word.

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